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Hippo_Tron Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-15-08 12:14 AM
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92. The Logan Act is an arcane relic that can't really be enforced
The Republicans were saying the same thing when Nancy Pelosi visited Syria and met with Assad.

You don't really need a law to say that only the President of the United States is the only person allowed to speak for the nation. He controls where the bombs drop, where the troops move, and where we cut off money to via sanctions. He is the only person that holds any of the cards in these matters and so negotiating with anybody else would be pointless.

McCain can make all of the promises he wants but at the end of the day he has no power. Georgia isn't going to rely on promises that have a 50% chance of actually happening next January.
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